Our Mission

The Return To Golf® program improves the lives of the physically disabled community in Northeast Ohio utilizing the creative combination of rehabilitation-based fitness and recreational therapy

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Our Program

The Return To Golf® program offers innovative programming, free of charge, to adults, children and veterans with physical disabilities to improve balance, coordination, muscle strength and, most importantly, self-esteem

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Our Facilities

The campus of the Wharton Golf Center at North Olmsted Golf Club is a state-of-the-art facility with a rehabilitation-based fitness center, indoor practice facility and 9-hole executive golf course offering adaptive accessibility equipment

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"The Return To Golf® program was one of the most important factors in my father’s ability to live a full and active life. We hope to encourage and support others to experience the same joy.”

Learning to Play Through

The Return To Golf® program is provided free of charge, either as part of individual or group program sessions.  Weekly programming is conducted year round (45 weeks per year) on the campus of the Wharton Golf Center at North Olmsted Golf Club.

Rehabilitation-Based Fitness

Specialized training from our team fitness-oriented physical therapists and athletic trainers, in addition to support staff from the Cleveland Clinic’s Rehabilitation and Sports Therapy department


Recreational Therapy

Our talented team of PGA professionals provide specialized instruction to help participants overcome physical challenges and improve their abilities both on and off the course

Interested in Participating in the Program?

Contact Shellie McQuaid at 440-686-1070 (ext. 210) or email shellie@returntogolf.org.

Nationally Recognized Adaptive Golf Instructor, Anthony Netto, to hold Clinic with Return To Golf

North Olmsted, OH – The Northern Ohio Golf Association (NOGA) Charities & Foundation invites the community to join us for an adaptive golf clinic and open house on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at the Wharton Golf Center. The...
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Return To Golf® Charity Classic a Tremendous Success

July 25, 2016 – Friends and supporters of the Return To Golf® Charity Classic braved the heat and enjoyed a fun-filled day of golf at the Jack Nicklaus designed golf course at Barrington Golf Club, raising more than $90,000 for...
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Adaptive Yoga Provides Mind-Body Approach to Golf Fitness

by Patrick Galbincea The newest initiative of the Return To Golf® program is already proving to be a resounding success.  Adaptive Yoga was established to provide additional rehabilitation-based fitness opportunities for program...
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Program Teams with VA Medical Center to Expand Opportunities for Veterans

by Patrick Galbincea One of the goals the Northern Ohio Golf Association (NOGA) Charities & Foundation set for itself last spring was to get more veterans involved in its Return To Golf® program.  Thanks to a connection made...
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Individual Programming (by Appointment) @ Wharton Golf Center at North Olmsted Golf Club
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stars, Stripes & Links Golf Experience for Veterans @ Mayfield Sand Ridge Club - Sand Ridge
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Stars, Stripes & Links event is a unique experience for wounded veterans at the Mayfield Sand Ridge Club in Chardon, Ohio.

Individual Programming (By appointment only) @ Wharton Golf Center at North Olmsted Golf Club
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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